The humanities are all about people. In the Faculty of Humanities at The University of Manchester, our study of people - their lives, environments and cultures - is socially responsible. This means that we aim to make a positive difference to communities through our teaching, research and public activities.
Work that changes lives is worth celebrating. As the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences brings a week of events to families, schools and local communities across Greater Manchester, we’re sharing just some of the many other ways our work is changing lives. We hope you’ll find something to inspire you!
The University of Manchester at the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences
Celebrating the social sciences with our communities, through a range of activities.
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Read stories about some of the ways our Schools are changing lives.
The Centre for New Writing is celebrating literature with communities in Manchester; now a UNESCO City of Literature.
Giving teachers the tools to help children succeed in areas of poverty.
How can children with Special Educational Needs help make decisions about their own education?
Recognising that ageing is a different experience for everyone.